After a short interval spent by Sophia, chiefly in crying, and assuring her maid that she was perfectly easy
, Susan arrived with an account that the horses were ready, when a very extraordinary thought suggested itself to our young heroine, by which Mr Jones would be acquainted with her having been at the inn, in a way which, if any sparks of affection for her remained in him, would be at least some punishment for his faults.
If you'd a little more sharpness in you, you might know that you may urge a man a bit too far, and make one leap as easy
"Suppose you were asked to do a perfectly easy
thing," she says; "and suppose you were rewarded for doing it by a present of a thousand pounds, as a legacy for your widow?"
Make yourselves easy
; the millions will not be wanting."
I'm homesick from ear-socket to crupper, and from crupper to hock-joint; but it ain't any use, I've got to stay here, till the old man drops the rag and give the word--yes, SIR, right here in this country I've got to linger till the old man says COME!--and you bet your bottom dollar, Johnny, it AIN'T just as easy
as it is for a cat to have twins!"
On the other hand, it was just as probable that these comings and goings, these lockings and unlockings, might be attributable to the existence of some private responsibility which had unexpectedly intruded itself into the old man's easy
existence, and which tormented him with a sense of oppression new to the experience of his later years.
"And those are only a few of the easy
smells--the strong ones.
Well now, I tell you, I'm not a boasting man, and you seen yourself how easy
I keep company, but when I was quartermaster, LAMBS wasn't the word for Flint's old buccaneers.
It must have been a false manoeuvre, for this submarine tunnel, obstructed by blocks, was not very easy
Tom Cecial, seeing how ill they had succeeded, and what a sorry end their expedition had come to, said to the bachelor, "Sure enough, Senor Samson Carrasco, we are served right; it is easy
enough to plan and set about an enterprise, but it is often a difficult matter to come well out of it.
of us, under the easy
circumstance of our own weakness, remains another way most easily to express ourselves for the purpose of eliminating from the world the cruelty that is practised by some few of us, for the entertainment of the rest of us, on the trained animals, who, after all, are only lesser animals than we on the round world's surface.
At a little distance, within easy
hearing, but taking no part in the conversation, sat a fourth.